Virtual and augmented reality is the next big thing. Software giants like Google and Facebook are experimenting with programs that add and expand information about the world around us.
Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
Virtual Reality is THE hot topic at the computer games fare Gamescom in Cologne. Special glasses are seen everywhere on the fairgrounds. But they are just a stop on the way to the ultimate gaming experience.
The lesson of CES 2017: Like smartphones in the past decade, virtual reality (VR) technology will change everyday human experience in the coming decade. It's a hugely engaging, irresistible, and disruptive technology.
US search engine Google wants to challenge high-end consumer electronics giant Apple on its home turf. Google's new hardware division is set to make a splash with new Pixel smartphones and Daydream VR headsets.
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